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Warm Moong Bean Salad


Yummy, very healthy and made in a jiffy! This is my Aunt's recipe for Moong Bean Salad and it's a great snack or meal for when you're on a diet. I usually eat it with chilled yogurt.


  • 2 tbsps vegetable/ canola/ sunflower cooking oil
  • 1 medium onion chopped very fine
  • 2 large tomatoes chopped fine
  • 2 tbsps grated ginger
  • 1 green chilli chopped fine (optional)
  • 1 cup sprouted Moong beans
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder (optional)
  • Salt to taste
  • Chopped fresh coriander to garnish
  • 2 tsps lemon/ lime juice


  • Heat the oil in a pan on medium heat. When hot, add the onions and fry till soft. Now add the tomatoes, ginger and green chilli. Fry for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the moong beans, all the powdered spices. Season with salt to taste. Stir well and cook for 2-3 more minutes. Turn off heat.
  • Garnish with chopped fresh coriander and lemon/ lime juice. Serve topped with 2-3 tbsps chilled unsweetened yogurt.
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